• Released
  • October 26, 2012
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 1 hr 25 min
  • Documentary
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Orchestra of Exiles Synopsis
Polish violinist Bronislaw Huberman saves musicians from the Nazis and creates an orchestra.
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Village Voice

By Nick Pinkerton
Although the movie is overreliant on chintzy-looking and rather corny historical reenactments, these are counterbalanced by anecdote-rich...
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63

Slant Magazine

By Joseph Jon Lanthier
Its episodic nature poses a narrative challenge that director Josh Aronson's just barely feature-length documentary can't quite surmount.
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Toscanini plays a role in the tale, as does Einstein and a young Zubin Mehta. If director Josh Aronson tries to follow a few too many...
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60

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Despite lively commentaries by a pantheon of master musicians and magnificently performed classical pieces, "Exiles" only distantly echoes...
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60

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
The pervasive historical reenactments and voiceovers, however, while clearly well-intended, often turn this otherwise vital film into an...
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60

The New York Times

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Orchestra of Exiles aspires to a level of primary research that other historical documentaries could take a page from.
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55

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
Orchestra of Exiles will interest anyone who's concerned with European Jewry or classical music in the first half of the 20th century. But...
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Rated NR